Something Special

I am so behind on blogging this session, but seriously this family made it really hard to narrow them down, so I hold them to blame. 😉

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Meet Brian, Heather, and their I-Almost-Tried-To-Kidnap-Him-That’s-How-Cute-He-Is son, Shea. I knew this was going to be a fun session when right out of the car, Shea walked up to me, very closely (he’s a close talker), looked me straight in the eye and said …

Well, I can’t remember exactly what he said but it was adorable and two-year old like and then … he hugged me.

Right out of the car. I wanted to melt.

I can’t write too much about this family without sounding very Hallmark. Because everything loving, and proud, and grateful, and sweet, and funny, and giggly – that’s them. You could literally FEEL how much they all love one another, I felt so lucky to be part of their shoot. They really do have something special.

Just a boatload few from our time together …

Oh my smoochable:

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Yep, I’m talking about you.

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Shea adores his mommy.

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It’s mutual. And one of my favorite parts of the session, was turning around after this shot, and seeing Dad watching and beaming from ear to ear. Sorry, Brian, if I blew your cover, but it was very sweet. 😉

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And he loves his Daddy.

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Oh, for the love of all things adorable.

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Oh my word, I love this shot.

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But not as much as I loved getting to meet and photograph all of them.

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Brian, Heather and Shea, what a gift getting to work with you … can’t wait to show you the rest! 🙂

Leah Jent - June 6, 2010 - 4:57 am

Gosh, what a gorgeous session. Such amazing, beautiful light and a stunning family! That one of him at the end looking over mom's shoulder… soulful and sweet and perfect!

Jenny McMasters - Photographer - June 6, 2010 - 5:14 am

Wow! What a fantastic session!

Christie's Mom - June 6, 2010 - 5:20 am

Wow – you are so good at capturing special moments – this was a really good shoot – congrats to you and I am sure these will be treasured by the family!

Tessa Rice - June 6, 2010 - 5:28 am

He has tons of personality! Great session Christie!

Jessica Hills - June 6, 2010 - 6:01 am

Wow! These are amazing.

Karen Byker - June 6, 2010 - 7:23 am

adorable! love the feel of these, and the post processing is perfect!

Jane Eaton Hamilton - June 6, 2010 - 8:40 am

I just adore all the interaction you got, which so speaks to their love. Beautiful images, Christie.

Linda - June 6, 2010 - 9:13 am

I love these! What a beautiful family and adorable little boy! Nice job Christie!

Susie L - June 6, 2010 - 1:26 pm

beautiful job Christie!

Salina J - June 6, 2010 - 2:34 pm

These are incredible – the light, the connection, the natural smiles. And yes, that is one seriously cute kid!

Beira - June 6, 2010 - 4:03 pm

Stunning family, gorgeous lighting, and beautiful love captured! great job.

courtina - June 6, 2010 - 5:18 pm

each and every photo is amazing! what a gorgeous family!

Robyn - June 6, 2010 - 5:51 pm

Your best yet. What a beautiful family and I love the color scheme the mom chose. I bet the loved all of these and got emotional looking at them because you really can feel the love they have for each other just by looking at these pictures.

Lina - June 6, 2010 - 6:45 pm

oh my goodness, Christie, I am actually tearing and those are not even my family pictures. You captured the essence of this family, fantastic work!

Katherine - June 6, 2010 - 6:48 pm

Wow; these are all wonderful! I love all the playful interactions you caught, and that black and white one of the boy with the hat is just too cute!

April - June 6, 2010 - 11:56 pm

What a beautiful family and a gorgeous session! I love the interaction you've captured and the lighting is perfect!

Jen - June 7, 2010 - 1:06 am

The connection that you captured is incredible! Beautiful images!

aubry c - June 7, 2010 - 1:49 am

I don't even know this family and I am boobing like a fool looking at these photos. Great work Christie….again. 🙂 How will they choose?

Heather - June 7, 2010 - 2:18 am

Wow, wow, WOW! Christie, we cannot thank you enough for taking such gorgeous photos of our family, and especially our little Shea. We can't wait to fill our house walls with all of the beautiful pictures! Thank you, thank you!!!

tina - June 7, 2010 - 2:52 am

beautiful session, just love it! What an adorable family.Love the 3rd and the mom shot! 🙂 Great stuff girl!

Jen Stafford - June 7, 2010 - 5:26 pm

Christie, these are fantastic! I don't blame you for wanting to kidnap that cute little boy. Beautiful images 🙂

robyn - June 7, 2010 - 6:47 pm

It just melts my heart how cute this little guy is. You can tell his mom and dad love him to death. Beautiful work!

angela crutcher - June 7, 2010 - 7:56 pm

LOVE LOVE LOVE this session so much!!! Gorgeous!!

Sarah - June 8, 2010 - 6:01 am

Every picture is perfect! I love them. Great job, Christie! I seriously starting tearing up looking at these. Not only because I know the family well and the love they really do have for each other, but also because of how you captured that love. You are impressive!

mandy - June 8, 2010 - 9:51 am

I am SO in love with these. They are just beautiful and you captured just so many perfect memories for this family. Precious…every single one.

lisa - June 8, 2010 - 12:14 pm

Stunning! Seriously stunning!

Zoe Berkovic - June 14, 2010 - 2:45 am

These are so full of connection! Love them!

tammytin - June 17, 2010 - 1:46 pm

What a wonderful shoot and a beautiful family !

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